Posts Tagged ‘documentary’

Doc Lab Saskatchewan – Call for Proposals

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The NFB’s North West Studio is announcing the launch of Doc Lab Saskatchewan, a 10-week intensive program for emerging documentary filmmakers. Over the course of the program, three participants will each complete a short (5-7 min) documentary, going from concept to post-production.

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Photo Friday | A Different View of the Vietnam War

Mark the end of the Vietnam War (30 April 1975) with these powerful photographs taken from Michael Rubbo’s seminal 1970 documentary, Sad Song of Yellow Skin.

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Hot Docs 2017: Catch Our 4 Film Premieres

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In Toronto? Don’t miss our 4 film premieres at the 24th edition of Hot Docs!

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New Voices, Necessary Stories: NFB at Hot Docs 2017

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Documentary is Canada’s national art form because the history of our cinema — and, in important ways, the history of our country — has been written in documentary. If you want to understand the Canadian psyche, you have to watch Canadian documentaries. So states Marc Glassman, editor of POV Magazine, writing in a special spring

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Sixties Scoop: The Restorative Power of Documentary

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A collaboration between Saskatoon journalist Betty Ann Adam and director Tasha Hubbard, both Scoop survivors, Birth of a Family chronicles an extraordinary gathering in Banff, where Betty Ann and her three siblings come together for the first time as a family unit.

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Hispaniola Mon Amour

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With Hispaniola, a feature doc currently in production, filmmaker Michèle Stephenson returns to the land of her birth to document the fallout of a 2013 ruling by the Dominican courts that retroactively strips citizenship rights from any Haitian-Dominican born after 1929.

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Let Us Be Your Netflix Film Recommend

Now that you’ve burned through your Netflix queue, you might be itching for some more film recommendations. We’ve got you covered!

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Experimental Instagram Doc Profiles Indigenous Activism

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The face of contemporary Indigenous community activism, fuelled by new resolve and focus, is being profiled in an innovative experiment in social media storytelling from the NFB North West Studio.

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Meet the Millenials: 7 Films that Capture a Generation

*This post is a translation. Read the original here. Well, I cried. Watching these touching documentaries on millennials, or more generally on children and teens during crucial stages in their personal growth, I was blown away by their candour, intelligence, situation and social circle. So, I am suggesting a few documentaries to help you get

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Exploring mental health

Exploring Mental Health in the Classroom

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The NFB’s educational playlist of films on mental health can facilitate discussion with students and enhance your own professional and personal development. Discover our mental health resources.

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Gun Runners | Meet the Warriors Running For Their Lives

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When it comes to world-class marathon runners, Kenyans are considered the cream of the crop. But some of Kenya’s top runners aren’t running for fame and fortune. Some are wanted warriors, running for their lives.

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Impressions of China: NFB Restores McWilliams’ First Doc

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It was 1972, the month of May, and an adventurous group of high school students and teachers from Hamilton, Ontario, boarded an Asia-bound plane and quietly made history. At a time when western perceptions of Maoist China were shaped by Cold War politics, they became the first to visit the country since the 1949 communist revolution.

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